First, there was The Animatrix. Then Batman: Gotham Knight. Then Marvel announced it was teaming up with Madhouse to produce 4 new Marvel-related animé titles. And now, Microsoft is teaming up with 5 animé studios and director Shinji Aramaki (Appleseed, Appleseed EX Machina) to create Halo Legends, a series of animé shorts set in the Halo universe. More info at the L.A. Times’ “Company Town” blog.